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. at almost exactly this point in the presidential race of 1956, on october 29th, 1956, with the election that year coming up just a week later, israel invaded egypt. and they did it with the secret support of two major u.s. allies. france and england. it was a fight over control of the suez canal. the american president at that time, in 1956, was, of course, dwight eisenhower. republican. he was running for re-election against the democratic candidate that year, adlai stevenson. talk about an october surprise. that year it was eight days before election day. both candidates are forced to deal with an unexpected and genuine giant foreign policy crisis. >> on sunday the israeli government ordered total mobilization. on monday, their armed forces penetrated deeply into egypt and to the vicinity of the suez canal, nearly 100 miles away. and on tuesday, the british and french governments delivered a 12-hour ultimatum to israel and egypt, now followed up by armed attack against egypt. the united states was not consulted in any way about any phase of these actions. nor were we informed of them
was cancelled. 22 million gallons of gas will be distributed. and by the way, there's a presidential election in four days and there's news about that too. that's all hay add in next hour. we'll be right back. >>> it's now four days until the election and we have reached the point where the campaigns both start pounding their chests and >>> it's now four days until the election and we have reached the point where the campaigns both start pounding their chests and say we're going to win, we're sure of it. i'm not sure why they do this other than the fact that trash talk is always fun in sports and in politics. but maybe there's a sense of people who haven't decided even at this late point in the game will want to side with the guy that's going to be the winner. but regardless, both sides do it every year. in the last few days before the vote in particular. that's why you're seeing david axelrod making a bet that if president obama does not win michigan and minnesota and pennsylvania, he will shave off his mustache. he's betting his face. that's how confident he is. because this is the time in
that's the "ed show." he'll be here with special election coverage. the rachel maddow show starts now. >> on a personal note, i want to say one thing about this crisis. as for myself and those of us who work here on this show, we have been very lucky and very blessed this week as this disaster has unfolded in the communities we all live in. everyone on our staff is safe. nobody has been injured. our families are okay. a lot of us have property damage. almost all of us have been living out of suitcases, but we are all safe and that's what's important. i want to thank everybody who has been asking, you're all nice. i want to show you one thing though. look at this video. this was taken this morning by our friend jessica rodriguez who is a producer on this show. most of these nights, she would be responsible for making sure this video made it on air, but today she was at home in new york on long island because this is the street where jessica lives. this is what her neighborhood looks like as of today. four days after the storm made landfall. she was at home today working to assess t
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to china. he said that in ohio on the campaign trail 12 days before the election. and it is not true at all. the real jeep news that day was actually that chrysler announced they were adding 1100 new jobs in the u.s. here making jeeps in detroit. and chrysler says it could hire almost as many people at another plant in warren, michigan. chrysler is investing half a billion in its toledo plant. but mitt romney got up that said defiance, ohio and says they are moving all their jobs. it's embarrassing for mr. romney. why would mitt romney get up in front of 12,000 people in ohio and tell them the auto bailout hasn't helped you at all. your jobs are going to china. i read it somewhere. where's the story? we found it. he was apparently trolling the nether regions of the right-wing press. he found it on a washington examiner blog post, which reported, quote, jeep, an obama favorite, looks to shift production to china. a move that would crash the economy in toledo. this is a misreading of a bloomberg report that was reporting good news. global demand for jeep has risen to the point where they can
will bn nationwide in the presidential election. and on a normal night, the story of that election being this close to upon us, that would drive our coverage and dominate this news hour. but tonight is not a normal night. right outside this building in the biggest city in the country, there's a massive storm that's just made landfall and all day long has been imposing its will on the atlantic coast from the carolinas all the way up to new england. it has toppled cranes on skyscrapers. this is that crane falling today. yeah, it has toppled cranes on skyscrapers, it has flooded the eastern sea board. it has messed up the presidential election. but this giant storm called sandy is not over yet. the storm making landfall just outside atlantic city, new jersey, at 8:00 p.m. eastern time tonight. forecasters calling sandy a post pos post-tropical cyclone which might sound better, but it isn't better. all it means is the storm has lost the characteristics of a tropical cyclone but still has hurricane-force winds. we want to go near where sandy made landfall. thank you for joining us. what can y
big changes in our climate, so the next president will have to deal with that. and if you elect romney, he's going to be heading a political party who doesn't believe it's heading a political party that doesn't believe it's a problem. >> thank you for being on the "ed show." the rachel maddow show is next. >> thanks, ed, happy halloween. my halloween costume again this year is middle-agedle lesles ll lesbian in a cheap jacket. it's halloween where ever it can be halloween. this year it is not everywhere because it cannot be. governor christie postponed it. it will be moved to monday, november 5th to protect new jersey's young trick or treaters. crews were fixes falling power lines. nearly two million households in new jersey are still without electricity today. in reference of how much of the country that means, even if there was one person in each household without pour, even if it was just one, it would mean there are more people in day three of no power in just new jersey than the population of each of these states marked on the map. this is a huge number of americans here. i
to make sure that we're doing the jobs that people elected us to do. and i cannot thank the president enough for his personal concern and compassion for our state and for the people of our state. and i heard it on the phone conversations with him, and i was able to witness it today personally. and so we're going to continue to work. >> we are here for you. and we will not forget, we will follow up to make sure that you get all the help that you need, until you've rebuilt. at this point, our main focus is on the states of new jersey, which got hit harder than anybody. the state of new york, particularly, lower manhattan and long island. we are very concerned about some situations in connecticut, as well. and we're still monitoring west virginia, where there are heavy snows in some inaccessible areas. but for the most part, those four states are really bearing the brunt of this incredible storm. what we've been able to do is to preposition and stage commodities, water, power generators, ambulances in some cases, food, medical supplies, emergency supplies, and we have over 2,000 fema per
is on the way. he's also reassured the public that next week's big election will happen even if they have to count the ballots by hand. the governor of connecticut joins us. we know you're very busy. we appreciate your time. >> it's good to be with you. a couple things i want to say. the president has done a magnificent job. i used to be a prosecutor in new york city. i lived in manhattan. my heart goes out to those folks. it's a tough time in connecticut, new york, and new jersey. >> this is a tightly-knit area because of the mutual commuting routes between states. i want to ask you, between connecticut and new york and new jersey and all the municipalities, how smoothly are things running in terms of coordination and in terms of whether you're getting what you need in connecticut? >> we have all been on the phone with the president a couple times in the last few days. efforts are coming our way from all kinds of federal agencies. states are learning to work a little closer together. the number one rail line in america is metro north through connecticut into new york city. we sent a lot
done. he has reassured his public that next week's big election will happen even if they have to count the ballots by hand. joining us is dan malloy. governor malloy, we know you are busy. appreciate your time. >> a couple things i want to say. the magazine did a mav enough sent job. my fellow governors are doing a great job. my heart goes out to those folks. i used to be a prosecutor in new york. >> this is a tightly knit area because of the mutual commuting routes between states and because these are small states and tightly packed localities anyway. what i want to ask you between connecticut and new jersey and new york, all these municipal y municipalities how smoothly are things running in terms of coordination and whether you're getting what you need in connecticut. >> we've all been on the phone with the president a couple of times in the last few days. efforts are coming our way from all kinds much federal agencies, states are learning to work a little closer together. you know, the number one real line in america is actually metro north through connecticut into new york city.
alone. she elected to stay to watch over her neighbor. just really incredible stories. companies here in newark giving free rides to shelter. so many things today have inspired me and made me proud to be part of this community and country. >> cory, how hard has newark been hit? what do you think your biggest challenges are right now as the storm continues really raging through the night? >> we've got blackout conditions in every area of the city. we've got storm waters rising in low areas. we've had some transformer fires. we, fortunately, got them under check, but remember, when power goes out, you have a lot of desperate situations. people who rely on power for their medical conditions, elderly who rely on power as well. so we're going to have a lot of that right now. the biggest thing i worry about is what i saw in irene is people not necessarily acting with common sense and becoming rescue situations themselves. last year, we had a lot of people trying to drive through flooded streets becoming stranded and having to be sort of marine rescued. often the biggest injuries we see come
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